University of Illinois - Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty - Department of Chemistry

Urbana, Illinois
Salary commensurate with rank and qualifications.
Sep 10, 2019
Nov 09, 2019
Field of specialization
Analytical, Biochemical, Inorganic, Materials, Organic, Physical
Job Type
Full time

Faculty Positions (Open Rank)

Department of Chemistry at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for open rank full-time tenure-track positions with particular emphasis on organic, materials, physical and related areas of chemistry. Candidates will be expected to establish a high-quality, externally funded research program and have a commitment to outstanding graduate and undergraduate teaching. Target start date is August 16, 2020. Salary commensurate with rank and qualifications.

A Ph. D. in Chemistry or a related field is required.  Applicants are expected to show clear evidence of excellence in research and teaching.

The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit

To apply, create your candidate profile through and submit application materials by October 23, 2019.  Applicants must submit the following: separate PDF files of your cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of proposed research, statement of teaching interests (1 page), and statement of broader impacts through mentoring, outreach, equity, diversity and inclusion (1 page).  Do not add files to the drop down labeled “All Req Materials (One File) for AP & Faculty jobs”.  The online application will require names and contact information for three professional references.  Referees will be contacted electronically by the Department within 2 business days after submission of the application.  Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.  You will be required to list the following:

            Teaching/Research Areas of Interest:

  1. Primary Area of Interest (required)
  2. Secondary Area of Interest (required)
  3. Other Area of Interest

Please choose from the following area(s) of interest: materials, organic and physical.

Please contact the Chemistry Faculty Search Coordinator at, or 217-333-9846 if you have questions.  In order to ensure full consideration, application materials (in PDF format only) must be received by October 23, 2019.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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